ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

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Typical Masonry Design Issues - Part 2

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Development and Documentation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PDD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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The control joint is really there just to control cracks because you know the cracks are gonna come because of the various kinds of movement, and so you just want to have it be done in a way that's gonna control it, put them in a place where you can be careful about how much moisture is gonna be able to get into those cracks but also so that they are visually appealing, so given that, you're gonna end up with many more control joints than you are expansion joints. Like I said, expansion joints are sort of problematic. It's hard to deal with all the insulation and lack of continuity that comes from them, but those two things are gonna be an important part of thinking about any masonry and, as I said, also, any concrete structural wall.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 46m

Author: Mike Newman